What are the THE Impact Rankings?
The THE Impact Rankings show how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Why are the THE Impact Rankings important?
It provides a showcase for the work being delivered by universities in our communities, and it is an opportunity to shine a light on institutional activities and efforts not covered in other rankings. It will allow us to demonstrate the differences a university is making to the world we live in.
What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted by the UN in 2015 to provide a framework to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
These include ending poverty and hunger; promoting good health and well-being and quality education; achieving gender equality and economic growth; providing access to clean water and sanitation and affordable and clean energy; fostering innovation; reducing inequalities; building sustainable cities and communities and achieving responsible consumption and production; tackling climate change; managing sustainably life below water and life on land; promoting peaceful societies; and revitalising global partnerships.